Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/03/14

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Subject: [Leica] Re: OT I hate flash ( it was "speaking of cars and photography" )
From: platoali at (Platoali)
Date: Fri Mar 14 08:34:04 2008
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On Jumee 24 Esfand 1386, Lottermoser George wrote:
> On flash sites like this - a viewer must actually have an interest in
> "flash" as an art form (that is to say a way of presenting dynamic
> interactive content). It's a bit like watching a movie but you have
> to interact with it.
> It is not a means of quickly getting to text or image content.
> Many people also have no patience for PDF downloads - which also have
> a wonderful function in their ability to present page design as the
> designer intended.
> It's always a personal call whether flash or pdfs are worth the wait
> and frustration.

I hate flash because it a proprietary format that can only be opened by only 
a buggy software developed by a single company. On my linux desktop the only 
browser that can be used to open flash files  is firefox ( and it buggy 
buggy.  very memory hungry and CPU usage is very high.) I hate the sites 
use flash.  

Best regards
Ali Yazdi 

Replies: Reply from imagist3 at (Lottermoser George) ([Leica] Re: OT I hate flash ( it was "speaking of cars and photography" ))
In reply to: Message from pswango at (Phil Swango) ([Leica] speaking of cars and photography)
Message from imagist3 at (Lottermoser George) ([Leica] speaking of cars and photography)